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Montparnasse cemetery

Practical info

Type of location: Cemetery

Montparnasse cemetery

3, boulevard Edgar Quinet, 75014 Paris

33 (0)1 44 10 86 50

Historical description

Rive Gauche

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the legendary bohemia of Montparnasse included many Russians Jewish painters who had fled the anti-Semitic pogroms of the day. Among them were Soutine, Chagall, and Zadkine. Others, such as Modigliani, were simply ... Read more